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Table 4 Trends in % of women aged 20–24 years reporting first birth < 20 years disaggregated by age group and wealth quintile

From: Trends in adolescent first births in five countries in Latin America and the Caribbean: disaggregated data from demographic and health surveys

  Bolivia 1994 Bolivia 2008
  < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20
Lowest 11.3 18.6 17.5 47.3 10.0 28.5 27.1 65.6
Second 6.2 14.6 26.7 47.4 9.3 19.5 25.1 54.0
Middle 5.5 18.0 21.7 45.2 6.2 18.1 20.6 44.9
Fourth 4.6 12.2 18.5 35.3 3.2 13.2 14.5 30.8
Highest 0.9 5.6 13.7 20.3 1.1 3.7 7.2 11.9
Ratio poorest/richest 12.6 3.3 1.3 2.3 9.1 7.7 3.8 5.5
  Colombia 1990 Colombia 2010
  < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20
Lowest 11.8 16.7 24.4 52.9 13.7 22.0 23.5 59.1
Second 2.3 15.8 21.8 39.9 7.1 18.2 22.5 47.8
Middle 4.9 8.8 18.0 31.7 5.0 14.4 16.5 35.9
Fourth 1.7 8.4 13.3 23.4 3.8 9.7 14.8 28.2
Highest 0.4 3.4 10.9 14.6 0.8 7.5 8.2 16.4
poorest/richest 29.5 4.9 2.2 3.6 17.1 2.9 2.9 3.6
  Dominican Republic 1996 Dominican Republic 2013
  < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20
Lowest 11.6 31.4 25.8 68.8 10.6 28.9 23.6 63.0
Second 9.9 17.5 24.7 52.2 10.3 21.9 20.7 52.9
Middle 7.7 16.9 17.0 41.6 6.3 16.9 16.9 40.1
Fourth 2.9 9.6 17.4 29.8 4.5 10.9 13.5 28.9
Highest 3.0 6.6 8.4 18.1 2.4 7.4 11.7 21.4
poorest/richest 3.9 4.8 3.1 3.8 4.4 3.9 2.0 2.9
  Haiti 1994–95 Haiti 2012
  < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20
Lowest 7.6 12.8 21.4 41.8 4.2 13.6 19 36.8
Second 5.7 12.8 24.8 43.3 4.1 10.2 22.2 36.5
Middle 4.5 10.7 18.5 33.7 3.5 12.8 17.2 33.5
Fourth 5.8 10.6 16.5 32.8 4.0 10.6 12.3 26.8
Highest 1.7 7.6 8.7 18.1 1.3 4.4 7.4 13.0
poorest/richest 4.5 1.7 2.5 2.3 3.2 3.1 2.6 2.8
  Peru 1991–92 Peru 2012
  < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20 < 16 16/17 18/19 < 20
Lowest 7.6 24.1 28.5 60.2 7.7 23.3 25.2 56.2
Second 5.8 13.6 23.1 42.6 6.4 18.5 25.0 50.0
Middle 3.8 8.9 16.2 29.0 2.3 9.4 16.2 27.9
Fourth 0.7 4.4 9.4 14.5 1.7 6.9 15.2 23.8
Highest 1.3 1.9 4.5 7.7 1.4 3.1 8.0 12.5
poorest/richest 5.8 12.7 6.3 7.8 5.5 7.5 3.2 4.5